JCI (Joint Commission International) is a not-for-profit organization based in the United States of America (USA) and is the highest quality accreditation that a hospital can get across the globe. It works to improve patient safety and quality of healthcare in the international community. Hospitals and healthcare organizations across more than 100 countries are currently accredited by JCI. These standards are derived for hospitals, ambulatory clinics, academic medical centres, home care, laboratory, medical transport, long term care and primary care centres. JCI accreditation is recognized as a global leader for healthcare quality and patient safety.
JCI has its world headquarters in the USA with regional offices in Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.